• Thumbnails 320x160_0050_Thordon's SeaThigor Seal Delivers New Level of Redundancy for COMPAC

    Thordon's SeaThigor Seal Delivers New Level of Redundancy for COMPAC

    Sep 02, 2016
    Thordon Bearings has unveiled what is potentially the marine industry’s safest, most robust shaft seal as part of a programme of enhancements underway to optimise its award-winning COMPAC seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearing system.
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  • Thumbnails 320x160_0017_Pods Versus Water Lubricated Props - Greater Comparative Studies Required

    Pods Versus Water Lubricated Props: Greater Comparative Studies Required

    Aug 23, 2016
    Thordon Bearings has called on the marine industry to investigate the characteristics of both conventional seawater-lubricated propeller shaft systems and podded propulsion arrangements in order to provide shipowners with a better understanding of the two very different propulsion configurations.
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    Is A Water-Lubricated Propeller Shaft Arrangement More Efficient Than Podded Propulsion?

    Aug 23, 2016
    In the twenty-five years since the first podded propulsion system was introduced to optimise the ice-breaking performance and manoeuvrability of ice-breakers operating in the far North, the pod has now more than 400 installations on various ship types, including super-yachts, high-speed ferries, oil tankers and offshore vessels and rigs.
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  • Thumbnails 320x160_0057_Thordon To Showcase Range Of Environmentally Safe Polymer Bearings At Posidonia part 2

    Thordon To Showcase Range Of Environmentally Safe Polymer Bearings At Posidonia

    Jun 03, 2016
    Thordon Bearings will attend next week’s Posidonia to showcase a range of environmentally-safe polymer bearing technologies from its maritime portfolio. With increasing market awareness and demand for its award-winning COMPAC seawater-lubricated propeller shaft bearing, the Canada-based manufacturer will use Posidonia to highlight the environmental and cost-saving advantages of its ThorPlas-Blue range of grease-free polymer bearings in deck machinery.
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  • Thumbnails 320x160_0064_Thordon Bearings Sums It Up

    Thordon Bearings Sums It Up

    Apr 20, 2016
    Thordon Bearings has developed a bespoke modelling tool capable of calculating the amount of operational oil prevented from leaking into the world’s oceans with each installation of a seawater-lubricated propeller shaft bearing. To be launched officially on 22nd April to coincide with Earth Day 2016, the world’s largest environmental movement, now in its 46th year, the Oil Savings Calculator shows that almost 60 million litres of oil pollution has been saved to date.
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  • Thumbnails 320x160_0024_New Class Rules Has Sounded The Death Bell For Oil-Lubricated Propeller Shafts, Says Thordon Bea

    Thordon's COMPAC Seawater-Lubricated Propeller Shaft System Nominated For Major Engineering Award

    Mar 07, 2016
    Thordon Bearing’s evolutionary COMPAC seawater-lubricated propeller shaft bearing system, has been nominated in the Auxiliary Machinery category of the European Marine Engineering Awards, which will take place in Amsterdam next month. Craig Carter, Thordon Bearings’ Head of Marketing and Customer Service, said: “We are absolutely delighted that COMPAC has been nomitated for such a prestigous award. Being nominated for an engineering award is testemant to the advances our engineers and scientists have made in polymer technology.
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